The villages in France, and more generally in Europe have been in existence for many hundreds of years. In that time they accumulate stories, tales of adventure, of love, of woe, and of those that lie in ruins. In some, a natural cause might obscure a darker history, haunted by the memories of fallen lives amidst the wars of men. William Stewart’s book takes us on a journey through one such abandoned village, Oppède Le Vieux in Provence. Continue reading “Abandoned, Oppède Le Vieux”
This book takes us on a journey through the world of the coffee with foamed milk. Common misunderstandings are clarified, popular myths are debunked and challenging questions are raised. Indulging in the pleasure of a cappuccino, we don’t sufficiently appreciate what a complex brew it truly is, but help is at hand with this enjoyable A–Z. The light hearted, yet thought provoking, essay of pictures and words touches on the history, geography, economy and even politics that have contributed to our favourite brew. Continue reading “Ceci n’est pas un cappuccino”
Here we are, at the Melbourne Art Book Fair, the National Gallery of Victoria. Come along and see books, meet the photographers. We will be there all weekend.
And trees, young and old, amongst ancient ruins, bordering fields and rivers. Continue reading “Trees: A Photographic Collection”
William Stewart’s photography exhibits a peripatetic quality, engendered by immersing himself into the character of a region at the slow pace of walking. Spending the greater part of the year travelling he finds his projects, and sometimes they find him. And it is this latter course that describes how ‘A Fortunate Land’ came about. Continue reading “A Fortunate Land: The Norse in Greenland”
We will be there!